Not this kind of spearfishing – the kind that involves a computer.
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Internet scamming is proving to be an attractive career to a considerable number of Nigerian students.
Internet fraud – or ‘yahoo-yahoo’ – has become a way of life for some young Nigerian con-artists.
Gah! What did I just do?!?!
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We are deepening our understanding of why people fall victim to the attacks in the first place.
Cybercriminals take advantage of computer users’ lack of education about their methods.
Cyberattacks are on the rise in South Africa. New legislation is important, but it won't solve the problem if it's not accompanied by user education.
If an online offer seems too good to be true, it probably is and you’re being phished.
Phishing attempts tend to rise during the festive season when people are more likely to respond to online marketing and to spend more money. How can you protect yourself?
We all need to clean up our online acts.
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No matter how strong an organization's cybersecurity, our own bad behavior could make us the "unintentional insiders" for the next big hack.
Oops, did I click something dangerous?
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We should know by now - don’t click that link.
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